Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Suns and Kings. The game is starting at 10:00 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Kings at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 244.5 points, and the Kings are the home favorites against the Suns in a Pacific division matchup.
The Suns’ record of 14-13 puts them on the verge of falling back to .500, so today’s game is very important. In their 27 games this season, the Suns are 7-8 at home and 7-5 on the road.
Phoenix’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 10-17 for the season. The Suns have experienced a six game ATS loss streak as favorites, and they are 4-4 vs. the spread when they are underdogs.
Against the Trail Blazers, the Suns had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 114.9 points per game. They scored 104 points and posted a field goal percentage of 44.7% in the game. The top scorer for the Suns was Kevin Durant with 40 points, while Devin Booker also added 26 to the scoreboard.
Coming into the game, the Suns defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 29.6% of their games. Currently, they are 15 in the NBA at 113.8 points per game allowed.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Suns are forcing 14.1 per game, which is 23rd in the league. They also come into the game sitting 1st in blocked shots at 6.6 per game.
As the Kings prepare for today’s game vs. the Suns, they are focused on improving their above .500 record of 16-10. In their 26 games, the Kings have gone 13-9 vs. Western Conference opponents and are 3-1 in non-conference games.
Sacramento has an ATS record above .500, currently standing at 14-12 against the spread. Sacramento has gone 10-10 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 4-2 when playing as underdogs.
In their recent game, the Kings’ offense concluded with 119 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 118.2 points per contest. The top scorer for the Kings was De’Aaron Fox with 29 points, while Domantas Sabonis also chipped in with 13 points.
Coming into the game, the Kings’ defense is giving up an average of 118.2 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 65.4% of their games.
Sacramento struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Celtics, giving up 12. For the game, Boston scored 144 points in the game.
Last season, the Suns and Kings did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Kings have the leg up at 3-0. The Kings also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 3-0. These games averaged a combined total of 242 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1. The last three times, the Suns have matched up against the Kings on the road, they are 1-2 vs. the spread.
How to Bet Kings vs. Suns in Arizona
For a point-spread wager in this Kings vs. Kings game, we suggest taking the Suns at +3.5. Even though our predictions have the Kings winning 112-110, we see the Suns as the better choice on the point-spread. As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 244.5, and our model projects the Suns and Kings to reach a combined total of 222 points. Our bet is on taking the under.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Suns +3.5
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 244.5